What is Technothlon?
Technothlon is an international school championship organized by the student fraternity of IIT Guwahati. Technothlon began in 2004 in a small room with an aim to "Inspire Young Minds" . Starting on our journey with a participation of 200 students confined to the city of Guwahati, over the past 15 years we have expanded our reach to over 400 cities all over India and various centers abroad. Now Technothlon spans its wings in 30+ countries internationally. Technothlon is not just an exam but it is an enthralling journey on the path of logic which will test your logical and creative thinking to its limit. The championship is organized over 2 rounds:
Why is Technothlon Free this Year?
Technothlon, strives to make education more accessible in these unprecented times of COVID pandemic .
Living by the motto of "Inspiring Young Minds" Technothlon 2021 declares free participation for this year and thus removes all barriers to wisdom .
What makes our paper so special?
No prerequisites are required for the exam i.e. you don't need to go through any special preparation for this exam. The exam aims for developing critical thinking and analytical skills among students.. According to us, the beauty of the creative and analytical process involved in solving a puzzle can be enjoyed the best.
1. Prelims: is a written preliminary examination that takes place in numerous schools all over India in August. It involves no prerequisites or general knowledge, and students have to rely on their logical and analytical thinking skills alone. The question paper is generally of 2 and ½ hours in length and will have various sections like math, puzzles, code crunchers, and more.
This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Prelims will be held in an online mode, and students will participate individually.
2. Mains: is an event-based competition, conducted during Techniche, the Techno-Management Festival of IIT Guwahati. The top 50 Students from each squad compete against each other in challenging events designed to test their innovation, creativity, and imagination. These events do not require any prerequisite knowledge and, any extra knowledge required is taught to the students by us. The winners of Technothlon are crowned based on their performance in these events. In addition to this, students are also free to attend the numerous competitions, lectures, workshops, and music performances of Techniche.